Australasia Cognitive Neuroscience Society (ACNS): Young Investigator Award 2016

The aim of the Young Investigator Award 2016 is to recognise outstanding cognitive neuroscientists in Australasia who are making internationally recognised contributions to their field.


The award applicant must have no more than 10 years of active research/teaching experience. If there was no break in active research/teaching, for the upcoming 2016 award, the degree must have been awarded in or after 2006. The committee will consider career disruptions when determining an applicant’s eligibility and assessing achievements, etc.

Applicants must be currently employed (at least 0.5FTE) at a university or research institution within the Australasian region.

Applicants must be current members of the Australasian Cognitive Neuroscience Society.

Value of the Award

A $1,000 cash prize will be awarded, as well as an invitation to present Plenary Lecture at the next annual meeting of the Australasian Cognitive Neuroscience Society (ACNS), including travel and registration expenses.

Submission Requirements & Due Date

Applications are submitted directly to the Sponsor by 1 August 2016.

Further Information

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